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"Absolute Music" is a musical album of Robert Musso.
- released in (26 years ago)
"Absolute music" is a book by Daniel K. L. Chua.
- also known as "Absolute music: and the construction of meaning"
Absolute music is music that is not explicitly "about" anything; in contrast to program music, it is non-representational. The idea of absolute music developed at the end of the 18th century in the writings of authors of early German Romanticism, such as Wilhelm Heinrich Wackenroder, Ludwig Tieck and E. T. A. Hoffmann but the term was not coined until 1846 where it was first used by Richard Wagner in a programme to Beethoven's Ninth Symphony.
- also known as 绝对音乐
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by Don Michael Randel
Absolute music [fr. Ger. absolute Musik. absolute Tonkumt}. Instrumental music that is "free of" [Lat. ahsolutus] any explicit or implied connection with, or reference to, extramusical reality. The term, little-used today, long served as a polemical ...
by John Michael Cooper
ABSOLUTE MUSIC. (Fr., musique pure; Ger., absolute Musik.) Music that is considered to be free of (Lat. absolutus) any coherence, logic, or meaning that is not itself inherently and solely musical. Since it supposedly is neither inspired nor ...
by Edward Dickinson, George Whitfield Andrews, Arthur Foote, Janet M. Green, Emil Liebling, Josephine Thrall
absolute music Pure music: directly opposed to operatic and program music. This name is given to music which does not attempt to paint or portray anything tangible, ...
by Dr. Stanford Felix
absolute music Music representing or describing nothing in particular. It uses no text and has no reference to images or stories. The opposite of program music.
by Christine Ammer
absolute music Also, abstract music.
by Kari Juusela
absolute music. Music composed with no extramusical, nonrepresentational intent. absolute pitch. See perfect pitch. abstract music.
Music Dictionary (2008)
Paperback Lessons by Hal Leonard Corp.
absolute music: Music without associations outside itself, ...
by John Alexander Fuller-Maitland
The violin sonata is still absolute music, and is a favourable specimen of the composer's early works. When 'Aus Italien was first given in London, at one of Henschel's Symphony Concerts, some disappointment was felt at the work not being ...
by Don Michael Randel
Absolute music [fr. Ger. absolute Musik, absolute Tonkunsi]. Instrumental music that is "free of" [Lat. absolutus] any explicit connection with words beyond simple indications of tempo and genre. The dichotomy between ...
by Diagram Group
Musical styles, genres and movements absolute music Music free of all reference to anything outside the essential nature of the music. The listener's attention is not distracted by lyric or association, and can therefore focus entirely on the ...
by Elmar Waibl
-> moral absolutes absolute music.
All the Essential Terms, Composers, and Theory in an Easy-to-Follow Format! by L. C. Harnsberger
absolute music: Instrumental ...
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